A spy in the house /

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by Lee, Y. S.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Series: The Agency ; Published by : Candlewick Press, (Somerville, Mass. :) Physical details: 335 p. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Historical mystery novels. --gsafd. | Mystery and detective stories. | Swindlers and swindling --Fiction. | Household employees --Fiction. | Sex role --Fiction. | Orphans --Fiction. | London (England) --History --19th century --Fiction. | Great Britain --History --Victoria, 1837-1901 --Fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Historical fiction. --gsafd. | Mystery fiction. --gsafd. Year : 2010 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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"A Mary Quinn mystery"--Cover.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.